Tag: Coal

Establishment of controversial coal plant at Rahimyar

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Although the government has paid a lot to power producers ignoring the warnings for surplus power generation they have decided to set up a Rahimyar Khan coal power plant that can generate 1,320 megawatts, according to officials. Power Ministry officials informed on anonymity condition that this establishment is merely for business tycoon as it was […]…Read More

Coal mine survey to assess supply sufficiency for Punjab power plants

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Validation survey of coal mining to assess and evaluate resources of Trans-Indus Range by the third party to estimate the supply sufficiency for the planned coal-based power plants for next thirty years. Directorate General Mines and Minerals has also engaged a German Consultant (SST-Fugro) consortium for third party validation of the coal mining survey data […]…Read More

Port Qasim coal terminal commercially active

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Coal dedicated import at Port Bin Qasim is commercially operational heading all initial power projects. Arsalan I. Khan Secretary Pakistan International Bulk Terminal Limited (PIBT) Company notified Pakistan Stock Exchange that company’s project terminal to handle bulk cargo vessels at Port Qasim successfully completed and started commercial operation. Pakistan Stock Exchange trading PIBT as a […]…Read More

Inauguration of second coal power plant Sahiwal

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China, Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is best performing project One Bet One Road (OBOR) initiative of Chinese President Xi Jinping. CPEC’s nineteen early harvest projects worth $18.5 billion were made smooth progress towards completion, said Deputy Chief of Mission at Chinese Embassy Zhao Lijian while speaking at a conference on ‘Belt and Road Initiative and CPEC’. Mr. Lijian […]…Read More

Coal supply from Thar

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With an aim to increase the share of indigenous resource into the energy mix, the Sindh Engro Coal Mining Company (SECMC) has signed two separate Coal Supply Agreements (CSA) with TEL and Thal Nova for the supply of 1.9 million Tons of coal per annum each. Thal Nova is a joint venture between Thal Power […]…Read More

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Hazards of Coal Power

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Global community vowed via the Paris Accord to keep global temperature rise below two degrees Celsius above pre-industrialization levels while recognizing the danger of climate change including Pakistan. The adaptive measures taken in this regard include a mitigation and adaptation measures to shift away from fossil fuels based energy mixes and towards the use of […]…Read More

Chinese company build coal power plant Gwadar under CPEC

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Pakistan gave go-ahead to a Chinese company to build a 300 MW coal-fired power plant in Gwadar. Letter of interest written to China Communications Construction Company (CCCC) this week by Pakistan’s Private Power and Infrastructure Board (PPIB) Pakistan’s Private Power and Infrastructure Board (PPIB). CCCC plans to develop the $600m project in which they use […]…Read More

China to train skilled workforce for Sahiwal Coal Power Plant

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article image LAHORE: China will train skilled workforce for the Sahiwal Coal Power Plant. Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (TEVTA) with the cooperation of Beijing LEVCN Electric Technology Ltd China will arrange this training program. This was stated by Chairperson TEVTA Irfan Qaiser Sheikh in a meeting with 4 member delegation of Beijing LEVCN Electric Technology Ltd. China at TEVTA Secretariat. The delegation was led by General Manager…Read More

Latest tech to be used in coal power generation

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms Ahsan Iqbal has said that latest technology would be used in power generation through coal to ensure safe environment. He pointed out the percentage of coal power generation in the country was very nominal which was less than one percent of the total production of electricity. Talking to media in Islamabad, he said the government was taking precautionary measures in transporting and using coal to keep the…Read More